In a stellar achievement, Trent Boult reached a significant milestone during the ICC ODI World Cup match against Sri Lanka at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
By dismissing Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis, Boult secured his 600th wicket in international cricket, joining the elite club of New Zealand bowlers.
At 34 years old, Boult becomes the third Kiwi bowler to achieve this remarkable feat, following in the footsteps of his current teammate Tim Southee and former captain Daniel Vettori.
Having accomplished this milestone in just 315 innings, Boult boasts an impressive bowling average of 25.73.
Notably, in the same match, Boult also etched his name in history as the first New Zealand bowler to claim 50 wickets in ODI World Cup history.
Additionally, he joins the esteemed ranks of left-arm pacers in ODI World Cup history with 50 or more wickets, standing alongside Australia's Mitchell Starc and the legendary Pakistani bowler Wasim Akram. Starc leads the chart with 59 scalps.
(With Agency Inputs)